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woolen

[woo l-uh n] /ˈwʊl ən/
noun
1.
any cloth of carded wool yarn of which the fibers vary in length: bulkier, looser, and less regular than worsted.
2.
woolens, wool cloth or clothing.
adjective
3.
made or consisting of wool:
woolen cloth.
4.
of or pertaining to wool or woolen fabrics.
Also, especially British, woollen.
Origin
1050
before 1050; Middle English wollen (adj. and noun), Old English wullen, wyllen (noun). See wool, -en2
Related forms
half-woolen, adjective
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  • woollen garments are much less likely to spark or cling to the body.
British Dictionary definitions for woollen

woollen

/ˈwʊlən/
adjective
1.
relating to or consisting partly or wholly of wool
noun
2.
(often pl) a garment or piece of cloth made wholly or partly of wool, esp a knitted one
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Word Origin and History for woollen

woolen

adj.

chiefly British English woollen, Old English wullen, from wool + -en (2). Related: Woolens; woollens.

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